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September 2019

Member Appreciation Month

September 1 - September 30
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

All Members: Enjoy special offers, valuable discounts and the chance to win fantastic prizes...

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Pat Pascarella of The White Bull

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as Chef Pat Pascarella of The White Bull prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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Fresh Plates Series: Jennifer Yoo of the Hyatt Centric Midtown

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as Jennifer Yoo of the Hyatt Centric Midtown prepares a four-part small plate menu of her signature dishes.

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Chocolate-Covered Weekend

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Indulge in a delicious weekend of chocolate samples and fun family activities. Visit the tree where chocolate begins and learn some fun information about the chocolate-making process.

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Plant Eat Repeat

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 26, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 5, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta

Food Well Alliance and the Atlanta Botanical Garden are pairing up for a brand new series of summer workshops at community gardens across metro Atlanta. Whether you’re a novice or a gardening pro, come prepared to learn from experts who will provide hands-on teaching and demonstrations.

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Drop-in Family Program: Creative Chocolate Creatures

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Use your imagination to create amazing chocolate treats that will delight your sweet tooth and enchant your tummy during Chocolate Covered Weekend.

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Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Fine line pen is the ideal medium for botanical illustration because it reproduces so beautifully in books and publications. Learn the basic techniques and tools for working with fine line pen.

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Alston Lecture: Around the World in 80 plants, An Edible Perennial Vegetable Adventure

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

'Extreme Salad Man' Stephen Barstow, author of Around the World in 80 Plants: An Edible Perennial Vegetable Adventure for Temperate Climates shares his lifetime of experience trialing 6,000 vegetables from around the world.

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Growing Edibles in Small Spaces

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Don’t let small space deter you from having fresh, home-grown fruits and veggies. Learn to maximize your small yard, patio, or window boxes to grow your own healthy and delicious food.

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Fresh Plates Series: Eddie Hernandez of Taqueria del Sol

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as Eddie Hernandez of Taqueria del Sol prepares a four-part small plate menu of his signature dishes.

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Garden of Eden Ball

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

One of Atlanta’s most anticipated annual social events, the Garden of Eden Ball is the largest fundraising event in support of the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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October 2019

Scarecrows in the Garden

October 1 - November 3
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy kooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, scattered throughout the Garden Oct. 1 - Nov. 3.

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Fresh Plates Series: Brian Owen of Donetto

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as Brian Owen of Donetto restaurant prepares a four-part small plate menu of his signature dishes.

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Fuqua Lecture: Reversing Climate Change, Saving the World with Josh Tickell

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Critically acclaimed film director and best-selling author Josh Tickell shares what he’s learned about how individuals can work together to reverse the impact of climate change.

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Fresh Plates Series: Andrew Cacioppo of Brezza Cucina

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as Chef Andrew Cacioppo of Brezza Cucina prepares a four-part small plate menu of his signature dishes.

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Garden Beer Season 2 Launch Party

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore Scarecrows in the Garden during the weekly beer fest featuring a variety of specialty ales from cash bars and live musical entertainment.

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Floral Design: Demonstration

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come and learn some of the secret mechanics behind contemporary floral designs. This is a demonstration only class.

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Garden Open: Columbus Day

October 14
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, October 14, in recognition of Columbus Day.

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Well-Seasoned Chef: Todd Richards

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Atlanta’s chefs for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. Learn from amazing chefs as they prepare a four-part fresh menu.

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Fresh Plates Series: Deborah VanTrece of Twisted Soul

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as Chef Deborah VanTrece from Twisted Soul prepares a four-part small plate menu of her signature dishes.

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Science Café

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on June 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 7:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Science Café returns to Mershon Hall. This series features expert speakers and discussions on exciting conservation topics on select Thursdays during Cocktails in the Garden.

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Teen Festival: Fall into Wonderland

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us for an afternoon filled with Wonderland inspired food, games, and activities designed by teens for teens.

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Member Fall Evening

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

All members: Enjoy a fun family evening with Scarecrows in the Garden, live music and activities, an artist market and more!

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Well-Seasoned Chef

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 25, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 10, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 24, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Atlanta’s chefs for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. Learn from amazing chefs as they prepare a four-part fresh menu.

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Forcing Bulbs

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

What is more beautiful in winter than a pot full of bright spring flowers? Learn how to correctly arrange dormant bulbs in an 8" clay pot and cultivate them for a maximum display several weeks later.

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Fresh Plates Series: Victoria Shore of Recess

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as Victoria Shore of Recess prepares a four-part small plate menu of her signature dishes. Chef Victora Shore from Recess will be serving a special vegan-friendly menu on October 23.

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Great Pumpkin-Carving Contest

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

An annual favorite, watch as contestants compete for the most creative pumpkin heads in the Garden during Fest-of-Ale!

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Goblins in the Garden

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Show off the kids’ Halloween costumes on the Goblin Runway, participate in fall-themed art activities, listen to a storyteller and enjoy pony and train rides.

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Fall Family Fun

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 12, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 27, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on November 3, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 - Nov. 3, enjoy Scarecrows in the Garden and activities for the whole family in the Children's Garden!

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Garden Chef Demos

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturday & Sundays, noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m: Stop by the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen on weekends when Garden Chefs share fresh cooking tips and recipes based on seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs in tasty mouth-watering recipes.

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Holiday Job Fair

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Interview for Special Events (event leads, bartenders), Guest Experience (admissions and more) or Longleaf Restaurant (hosts, runners, assistants, snack bar attendants) at the Garden’s upcoming job fair.

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Fall Fiesta

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Chef David Waller, Taqueria del Sol Catering, will highlight the season’s best flavors with an emphasis on empanadas, tamales and more.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Contributing level members & above: Enjoy light bites and a presentation exploring the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s work with community gardens.

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Autobiography of a Garden: Artist’s Talk with Andrew Raftery

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Artist Andrew Raftery will discuss the relationship between his art and the constantly renewing cycles inherent to gardening.

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Garden Grooves

October 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Thursdays, March-October: Get ready to wiggle and warble! Sing songs and dance dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Fest-of-Ale

October 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore Scarecrows in the Garden during the weekly beer fest featuring a variety of specialty ales from cash bars and live musical entertainment.

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November 2019

Homemade Pie Making

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Elevate the pies you're already making or learn something completely new when you learn how to make pie crust from scratch in this hands-on class.

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Ethnobotanical Plants of the Conservatory

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this special experience, the Garden’s Fuqua Conservatory Manager will provide an enhanced walk-through of the Conservatory.

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Great Soil for the Garden

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Soil preparation is the secret to a thriving garden! Learn how to select the right soil amendments and fertilizers needed to maintain good garden soil.

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Make Your Own Succulent Garden

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come plant a Succulent Garden and enter it in the new Atlanta Flower Show! This will be a fun class for children 8 - 12 years of age.

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Veterans Day

November 10
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden honors all active-duty and retired veterans on November 10 in recognition of Veterans Day. Active and retired service members are invited to enjoy the Garden free of charge, and accompanying family members will receive $2 off admission.

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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights Member Premiere

November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

All members: Be among the first to experience the ninth annual holiday tradition before the show opens to the public.

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Lunchtime Culture

November 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on March 20, 2020 at 12:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Lunchtime Culture event pairs two Midtown Atlanta arts and culture organizations for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a fresh perspective. Programs begin at 12:30 p.m., are FREE, and last approximately 30 minutes.

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Floral Design: Workshop

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join in on the fun as we learn some basic floral design concepts, everyone will create a beautiful arrangement to take home.

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Holiday Orchid Sale

November 26 @ 10:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Take home botanical beauties at the Garden's Holiday Orchid Sale for under $20! Browse a diverse selection of Dendrobium, Oncidium, Phalaenopsis specimens blooming in holiday colors.

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December 2019

Botanical Saint Nick

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturdays, Nov. 30 – Dec. 21, bring your camera and tell all of your holiday wishes to Saint Nick while also enjoying fun holiday activities.

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Reindog Parade

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join the once-a-year fun of dogs in the Garden. Dress your pooch in holiday finery to compete for prizes or to just show off.

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Holiday Ride-on Train

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 6, 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

All aboard the Botanical Express for a trip around the Great Lawn, Saturday – Sunday, Nov. 16 – Jan. 5!

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Frog Feeding

December 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory Lobby Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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